Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Business Insight
    4.3
  • Culture
    4.7
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Tasks reflecting a trainees daily activities, subject specific workshops and training, various social events, virtual coffees and meetings with people at the firm from partners to trainees to support staff, and a final interview.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I developed new research and drafting skills when completing challenging, interesting pieces of work for associates. I also developed my communication and networking skills, particularly over a remote platform.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • Taking part in the Culture Project was a great way to learn about the business and gain an insight in to the important roles people play to make RPC a successful firm. Everyone was keen to chat and give you their personal take. The business has a shared mindset and drive to succeed in their individual roles, and as a team.


  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Approachable, collaborative and ambitious. Everyone has a genuine love for what they do and many enjoyed coming into work everyday thanks to the great teams they have around them. This left me with a fantastic impression of the collaborative nature of the firm.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the firm. I felt valued and welcomed by everyone. I was surprised by how happy people were to spend time chatting and giving me their personal insight into the firm and the industry. I was able to speak with people at all levels of the firm and observed a shared commitment to great client service and business culture.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at RPC
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend RPC to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to RPC
  • Research the firm and their practice areas. Show that you are a well rounded character with a diverse range of experiences which can help you add value to the business. Finally, don’t be afraid to take on new challenges and be proactive at the Summer Scheme.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

18th August 2021


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